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20 Jan 2017 description

The proliferation of IEDs by armed groups, resulting from explosive materials taken from poorly-monitored ammunition sites, is a growing and substantial issue facing the international community. Securing ammunition stockpiles is a pressing concern in itself. According to a UN Security Report of the Secretary General, over the past decades, unintended explosive events relating to poorly stored or managed ammunition stockpiles have affected more than 50 countries.

20 Jan 2017 description

Yemen - IOM has distributed a total of 2,625 winter kits to the most vulnerable internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Taizz governorate, Yemen.

The kits will help alleviate the suffering of up to 16,000 IDPs during the harsh winter weather in the districts of Al Mudhaffar, Al Qahira, Salah, Jabal Habashi, Thubab, and Ashamayatain.

19 Jan 2017 description

KEY FIGURES
3,815
Refugees currently hosted in Djibouti pending further physical verification exercises
1,673
Registered females.
1,376
Registered children and adolescents.

HIGHLIGHTS

19 Jan 2017 description

KEY FIGURES
3,875
Refugees currently hosted in Djibouti pending further physical verification exercises
1,700
Registered females.
1,404
Registered children and adolescents.

HIGHLIGHTS

19 Jan 2017 description

KEY FIGURES
3,914
Refugees currently hosted in Djibouti pending further physical verification exercises
1,716
Registered females.
1,417
Registered children and adolescents.

HIGHLIGHTS

19 Jan 2017 description

Some information is difficult to share, such as advising your dialysis patient that you must stop their life-sustaining treatment because you no longer have sufficient resources or medical supplies. This is the daily predicament of Dr. Jamal Al-Shami, Head of Dhamar’s general hospital in Yemen. The hospital currently treats about 200 patients suffering from kidney failure, all of whom require dialysis treatment. They include 46 people who were displaced from their homes by the conflict in Yemen. Dhamar is a relatively stable governorate that is not on the front lines of conflict.

19 Jan 2017 description

Highlights

WFP’s ability to maintain assistance to newly arrived Ethiopian asylums seekers, already existing refugees and vulnerable local populations in drought-affected and urban areas continues to be undermined by limited funding.

WFP Assistance

19 Jan 2017 description
report World Bank

US$450 Million in IDA grants to fund the critical health and nutrition needs and expand support for key social service institutions

18 Jan 2017 description

As Yemen approaches marking two years since the start of the conflict, the country faces one of the biggest humanitarian crises in the world. Around three million people -ten percent of the population- have been displaced, and ten million are uncertain of how they will provide food for themselves.

18 Jan 2017 description

Key Figures

  • As of 11 January 2017, 15,658 suspected cholera cases have been reported in 156 districts.

  • A total of 180 out of 841 cases have tested positive for Vibrio Cholera, serotype Ogawa.

  • Overall, the epidemic curve shows a declining trend from week 51 onwards, while the attack rate remains high in some high risk districts.

  • Health response is underway through 26 Diarrhea Treatment Centres (DTC) in 24 districts; while WASH partners are undertaking response in 29 districts.

17 Jan 2017 description

According to UNESCO, 101 journalists were killed in the pursuit of a story in 2016, which on average constitutes one casualty every four days.

17 Jan 2017 description

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
USAID Press Office
Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: Press@usaid.gov | Twitter: @USAID

Today the United States announced more than $76 million in new humanitarian assistance to respond to the urgent needs of the Yemeni people throughout the country, bringing the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for Yemen to nearly $404 million since 2015.

17 Jan 2017 description

Yemen - The humanitarian crisis in Yemen caused by the ongoing conflict over the past 22 months has led to the internal displacement of over 2.1 million Yemenis. It is also complicating an already difficult situation for thousands of migrants from the Horn of Africa attempting to cross the country on the way to Saudi Arabia.

A high-ranking delegation from IOM earlier this month visited Sana’a, Yemen to assess and support IOM Yemen’s efforts to aid displaced Yemenis and migrants in the country.

17 Jan 2017 description

Avant-propos

“La Résolution 46/182 des Nations Unies reste aussi pertinente et fondamentale aujourd’hui qu’en décembre 1991 et les principes d’humanité, de neutralité, indépendance et d’impartialité qu’elle contient continuent de guider une assistance humanitaire stratégique, coordonnée et efficace aux personnes qui en ont besoin”

17 Jan 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

189 New arrivals from Yemen

2,595 Refugees and asylum-seekers children enrolled to schools

484 Refugees and asylum-seekers supported with healthcare assistance

299 Refugee households provided with the business grants

747 Yemeni refugees families provided with the blanket cash assistance

FUNDING

17 Jan 2017 description

The Saudi Arabia-led coalition’s investigative mechanism, the Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT), published a series of legal conclusions in August, October and December 2016 surrounding specific air strike incidents where concerns have been raised that international humanitarian law (IHL) may have been breached.

17 Jan 2017 description

783,401 Registered Refugees and Asylum-seekers

228,402 Households

16 Jan 2017 description
report UN News Service

16 January 2017 – The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, is today in Aden, highlighting the need for a truce to allow in humanitarian aid and move along the peace process.

“We are encouraging the parties to commit to restoring the 10 April Cessation of Hostilities and take immediate measures which will prevent further deterioration of the economic and humanitarian situation,” the Special Envoy said referring to an agreement by Yemeni parties in 2016, but whose terms and conditions have since been violated.